Meaning of AERIAL in English

AERIAL

transcription, транскрипция: [ eəriəl ]

( aerials)

1.

You talk about aerial attacks and aerial photographs to indicate that people or things on the ground are attacked or photographed by people in aeroplanes.

Weeks of aerial bombardment had destroyed factories and highways...

ADJ : ADJ n

2.

You can use aerial to describe things that exist or happen above the ground or in the air.

The seagulls swirled in aerial combat over the barges.

ADJ : ADJ n

3.

An aerial is a device or a piece of wire that receives television or radio signals and is usually attached to a radio, television, car, or building. ( BRIT; in AM, use antenna )

...the radio aerials of taxis and cars.

N-COUNT

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